We are a family-owned retail nursery looking for an energetic individual who enjoys working around plants in a fast-paced indoor/outdoor environment. You will be working outdoors with other staff to greet customers and monitor the number of customers entering the nursery. You will also help to receive and correctly label incoming merchandise, as well as organize labels for re-use. Primary responsibilities will be to:
· Greet customers at entry gate
· Inform customers of entry rules and shopping procedures
· Keep track of the number of customers entering the nursery
· Label small potted plants as they are received
· Organize merchandise labels
· Perform general nursery tasks
To be a candidate for this position you must be responsible, hard-working, and possess a positive attitude. You should be comfortable with standing and walking for 4+ hours at a time, and able to lift/lift & twist 20 lbs. You should be able to communicate clearly and tactfully and work both independently and as a team member. Knowledge of plants is a plus but not mandatory. Hours: 32-40 hours per week.
If you feel that you have the necessary skills, and would like to become part of our diverse and dynamic team please apply.
The REQUIRED application form can be downloaded at http://berkeleyhort.com/contact-us/employment-opportunities/
E-mail us at the address provided on the weblink or snail-mail to:
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
1310 McGee Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
No phone calls please.
Our primary goals are to offer top-quality plants of all types to the public, to collect and disseminate information on anything garden-related, and to provide a pleasant atmosphere in which to browse through an array of horticultural products.
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